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FOX
Jan 16, 2013 12:00pm PST
day after three-day meeting of the u.c. board of regents. brian flores joins us live to explain one of the issues on the table, a $4 million marketing plan that was a huge flop. brian? >> reporter: good afternoon, tori. governor brown making a rare appearance today at the urchlts c. regents -- u.c. regents meeting. he would like to see more students getting their education through online courses. the governor making that pitch today during the meeting that was also attended by lieutenant governor gavin newsom. increased online courses was also spearheaded by the u.c. president. he said there are no other ways to get around the traditional methods of education. the governor says the system needs to make the changes. he says that both the u.c. and -- [indiscernible] -- needs to hold the line on tuition and costs and thinks online courses will do that. he says it may even benefit high schools. >> maybe the online expansion can get into the high schools and get kids into math and science and even language and other programs that can get them ready so they'll be part of that pool that co
ABC
Jan 16, 2013 5:00pm PST
to make college more accessible bringing in more revenue. the president of the"(tzr uc sym says we're at a turningmÑ point. california no longer has means to support the uc system the wait has for decades. instead, he said it's time to embrace other ways of safing and making money, enter online course autos so there is no luxury of sitting in the present trajectory unless you don't mind paying ever increasing tuition. >> the uc system offers 200 courses to under graduate and graduate students and attempted to reach out to nonuc students charging between $1400 and $2400 per class but it had little success. >> there have been failure as long the way. there are failures at columbia, illinois, other institutions. >> but promised within the next two months, the system will present a new program to develop moron line courses. >> i think those possibilities that give us the pose yifblt cross subsidizing our traditional bricks and mortar campus deliver rif uc quality. >> the regents heard from experts in the field of online system. >> we've thrown out sports, clubs, volunteerism, student
ABC
Jan 11, 2013 5:00pm PST
, nannette. >> hi there. uc says it's been cut over a years, so it's welcome news to see a proposal giving them more funding next year. is that going to be enough to avoid hikes? the new budget proposal uc and csu are slated to get a $250 kblinl boost in funding in the next fiscal year. assembly speaker perez fired a warning shot saying that better be enough and threatened to rethink uc future funding if there is any mention of tuition hikes. >> so they have to understand there are expectations there be no fee increase autos governor brown think as gresively expanding courses and making faculty teach a heavier load will help. 69 graduation ratesx et to move students through, faster. >> people goring to have to find a way to do the same thing with fewer growing resource autos administrators wanted $400 million and say the proposed $250 million increase looks like hikes can be avoided. >> it's too early to say anything. but it's a commitment here to do everything possible to keep switching it to the same level as sit now for next year. >> students frustrated because getting a degree is gett
KOFY
Jan 16, 2013 9:00pm PST
's push for more online college courses. uc says it could be a new avenue for students to transfer in. >>> also spencer? >> th a southern california woman into a five year cycle of debt. i'm michael finney. the story just ahead on 7 on your side. >>> i'm spencer christian. another night to shiver but the weekend ahead will give us sunshine to bask in. i'll have the accuweather forecast coming up. >>> thank you, sensor. >>> also ahead, thejwwñ [ female announcer ] safeway presents real big deals of the week. or why it doesn't have to be an adventure to stick to your new year's budget. because safeway gives you real big club card deals each week. right now, a case of arrowhead water is just $3.33. folgers is $7.99 for the large size. that's a huge deal. rise and shine. simply orange oj is just $2.88. real big deals this week and every week. only at safeway. ingredients for life. san rafael. south bay, pleasanton and all of of the bay area this is abc 7 news. >>> the governor is on a new mission tonight. he is is pushing for more are online courses throughout california's college system
ABC
Jan 19, 2013 6:00am PST
down. he plans to return to teaching law at u.c. berkeley. he said the prior 18 months brought a state of taxing health issues. though these challenges have been largely overcome, i feel it is time to make a change in my professional lifestyle. he did not elaborate on his health problems. >>> the number of freshman applicants to attend the system for 2013 marks a record high. nearly 175,000 students have applied to attend the university of california next fall. that's a 10.7% increase over last fall. the largest increase is at uc santa cruz with a 16.9% jump in freshmen applicants. u.c. berkeley saw the smallest increase at 9.7%. it is 5:36. -- jack donated an nintendo wii to the burn unit. he got help from the burn foundation which facilitated the fundraising. the 13-year-old said the wii can help burn victims recover from their injuries. >> it helps them stretch and recover from -- if they don't stretch they can cringe up and it's not good. so this helps them have fun and also recover at the same time. >> jack raised more than $1,500.00 to buy the wii and other items. he said he came
NBC
Jan 8, 2013 5:00am PST
be giving uc berkeley researchers about your commute without you even knowing about it. a new traffic study is out this morning shedding light on some of the worst commutes in the bay area. "today in the bay's" marla tellez live this morning with more on the traffic study that's surprising some. good morning, marla. >> reporter: this traffic study is different from all of the other studies that we've seen previously because for the first time researchers tracked drivers unanimously using their cell phone gps. now, if you happen to drive northbound 101 in southeast san jose where we are this morning, you may have been one of those drivers. researchers -- the study was done by researchers at uc berkeley and m.i.t. it's one of the four most congested spots in the bay area during the morning commute. the other three hot spots include southbound 101 traffic through san rafael, westbound 580 traffic along the castro valley y and southbound commute through san ramon on 680. researchers tracked more than 350,000 drivers using their cell phone data to pinpoint these trouble spots. the study conclude
FOX
Jan 17, 2013 5:00pm PST
a curfew to curve violence. >>> several apartment buildings on the uc davis campus are villevacuated after a -- evacuated after a explosion. police responded to the scene at the housing complex around 1:30 a.m. this morning. they found chemicals inside the unit where the explosion occurred. the building and several apartments were evacuated. >> current zone we consider not safe to be in. once we start the removal process that area will open up because we will move the chemicals. >> there is no word on exactly what type of chemicals were involved. police say they were alerted the of explosion from hospital officials after the injured person sought treatment for a hand injury. uc davis officials describe that person as a junior research specialists. >>> the creator of "dear abby" has died. pauline friedman phillips died yesterday after a long battle with alzheimer's. her column first appeared in the san francisco chronicle in 1956. her column competed against her column competed against sk ann landers written by her twin sister. her daughter promised to continue her legacy. ktvu channel 2 ne
FOX
Jan 16, 2013 7:00am PST
in charge of online classes at the university of california are scheduled to give a presentation to the uc regents about the lack of success marketing the online classes to nonstudents. the university spent $4.3 million marketing its online classes. hoping to attract tuition from students around the world. but since classes began a year ago, only one person who is not already a uc student has taken the class. uc online classes cost $1400 to $2400. but other universities such as stanford and harvard are offering online classes for free. hundreds of thousands of students have signed up for those classes. >>> uc berkeley is one of the top ten best public college values in the country aid -- according to kiplinger magazine. the magazine looked at admission rates, and other items to come up with the list. ucla is the highest ranking california school. >>> there is a new report suggesting some college co-eds are turning to so-called sugar daddies to help them pay for education. a website shows a 67% increase in the number of female students signing up for the online service. they spend time with
FOX
Jan 17, 2013 7:00am PST
the next chief of staff is likely to be dennis mcdone mcdonogh. he would replace jack lew. >>> uc students say they will be at the regents' meeting this morning to petition lifting caps on health benefits. and jerry bro unwill be there -- jerry brown will be there. a group of students calling for uc to eliminate the cap as called for in president obama a.m. healthcare overhaul. currently, the plan has a lifetime coverage cap of $had00 -- of $400,000. a student group says that's not enough to cover a serious chronic illness. >>> in ireland and britain, an irish meat processor now recalling 10 million burgers. investigators found one burger out of 27 contained 29% horse meat. >> we're told what the label says and then there's also things not there. it's a bit worrying, isn't it? how much can you trust? >> it's also possible not to -- not to want to end the climate, some have cut corners and horse meat has been supplied. >> authorities say the horse meat is not a danger to the public. >>> 7:21. warmer weather ahead. but what about rain? up next, meteorologist steve paulson will tell us if he
KRON
Jan 19, 2013 7:00am PST
college find out by april 26th. u-c president mark yudof is leaving his post later this year. yudof says, he will resign at the end of august. because of health issues. he is planning to return to teaching law at u-c berkeley. yudof has been president of the 10-campus system since 2008. he oversaw some tumultuous times. including deep cuts in state funding and academic programs. sharp increases in tuition. and several rowdy on-campus reach up of 20- feet. this morning seven hostages and the latest in algeria. let's take a quick look outside this morning. let's check in with for your jonatha it is going to be cold. but. warm afternoon. monday, tuesday, the sunshine and mild conditions. there is a chance of rain in the forecast for wednesday. if you're headed out in the north bay. 29 in napa. the futurecast showing plenty of 50s at 10:00 a.m.. noon, 60s. indicated by the blue. for those headed out, expect clear skies. and 40's. as we start off in the south bay 66 in los gatos. santa clara. and a little bit cooler with 50s and 60s there. downtown san francisco, 62 degrees. mainly low 60s an
NBC
Jan 8, 2013 6:00am PST
drivers. the study done by researchers at both uc berkeley and m.i.t. found that this area northbound 101 in south san jose is one of the four most congested shots in the bay during the morning commute. southbound 101 traffic through san rafael and castro valley and westbound 580 traffic and southbound commute through san ramon on 680 also. the study concludes if 1% of commuters from these very specific outlying areas canceled their trip during rush hour commutes, that would reduce the extra travel time for all other drivers by 14%. which turns out to save about eight minutes an hour. valuable time according to some drivers we talked to this morning. >> you might get a burst of no traffic for a short period of time but then it always -- you hit it. you just keep hitting it. i don't know if there's really a way around it unfortunately. >> reporter: now, to the controversial part over a three-week period researchers tracked more than 350,000 people using their cell phone data again without them knowing but they say this information will be kept confidential. the study was published in the d
ABC
Jan 14, 2013 11:00pm PST
anti-gay crime at uc berkeley. 23-year-old garcia and second man spray pantyed anti-gay graffiti on 2 campus buildings around 10:30 saturday night. police still looking for second suspect who ran from the scene described as hispanic male with first name of chris about 6 foot 2 weighing 200 pound. >> new at 11:00. animal control officials in contra costa county are lacking for the person who shot a cat with an arrow. we are told kfc will survive. he was in the barn on owner property when someone struck him with the arrow. lafayette animal hospital manageed to save the cat. they pulled arrow from him. we are told kfc should be out of the hospital tomorrow. >> more to come. pharmacy running short of the flu vaccine at terrible time. up next. why the rush to get vaccinated may require some patience. >> also. only on 7 news. east bay couple turn to the stopping of delivering mail. iq and pot. what researchers say about people who smoke mile an hour juan as teens. >> then later on kimmel live. >> music from one republican bachelor shaun lowe and ellen is here to discuss her big
ABC
Jan 27, 2013 6:00pm PST
uc berkeley, cal tech, will be on hand for the introduction of the bill. a few second office washing might give some people extra time to take cover before a quake hits. >> just ahead, the prices of some basics going up. we'll explain. >> plus, downward facing dog with a real pet. a very old tradition. >> and there is more rain on the way? meteorologist leigh glaser is up next with the forecast. >> mike: it's official. the 49ers landed in the big easy for super bowl xlvii, and jim harbaugh has his hand fall. not with the ravens but his skid >> ama: going to cost you more to mail a letter. the price of postage went up one cent to 46 cents for a first class letter. the forever stamps still work. >> gas prices are going up. the average price of gasoline is now 3.34 a gallon. up four cents in the last week inch california the average is 3.67. in the bay area, it's 3.71. >> the golden gate kennel club concluded a weekend dog show at the cow palace. the all-breed dog show and competitions. 350 breeds were represented through more than 2,000 dogs. the show is one of the most press siegous i
FOX
Jan 18, 2013 7:00am PST
reported. >>> uc undergraduate students will not see their tour wigs go -- tuition go up next fall. with proposition 30, the uc system will receive 125 million next year. but that's still less than the $250 million the state originally requested. uc is still considering raising fees for some graduate programs to make up for the shortfall. >>> we have to get out of her comfort zone. we have to look at this thing in a way, how do we maintain, enhance, this wonderful institution called the university of california. some of the governor's suggestions include reversing student's average graduating time, and defeesing faculty benefits. some regents pointing out -- pointed out that some uc regents teachers have lower salaries than others universities. >>> a vineyard manager in sonoma county has been sentenced to one mon in -- to one month in jail. the "press democrat" reports that james pool entered a no contest plea to charges that he removed a safety device. from r -- prosecutors say taking off the safety device caused the workers's ethlows to become trapped. >>> days after a virus zair
ABC
Jan 16, 2013 5:00am PST
francisco today at uc and will talk about the priorities he wants to see in the system. "los angeles times" reports brown will push for more teaching and less research at university of california campuses and wants more online courses to save money and increase class offerings. in the budget preliminary last week, he increased money for both the uc and cal state university systems by $250 million each less than requested but enough to avert tuition hikes in the fall. the governor said if they want more funding in the future they need to do as he asks. >> employees at oakland unified school district forced to move because of a flood will not be back any time soon after equipment was damaged. workers are displaced at least through the spring. they are looking at the structural stability of the building of the it will take up to ten wokes. the flood was caused by someone leaving a tap on in a custodian clots it. >> drives along the great highway in san francisco notice big improve 349 the next nine months with a little inconvenience in the meantime. traffic is reduced to a single lane in shor
KICU
Jan 15, 2013 11:30pm PST
is scheduled to attend tomorrow's meeting of the uc board of regents to hear a detailed presentation of ucs online education program. at san jose state university, rob roth, ktvu channel 2 news. >>> the adventures of former software mogul john mcaffe may be coming to a theater near you. warner brothers has picked up the rights to john mcafee's last stand. he had fled from belize to guatemala to avoid questioning in a murder case. and mcafee has recently moved to oregon. >>> kaepernick is sure making a name for hymn. he now is on the cover of sports illustrated check that out. at least he's on the west coast version. kaepernick ran for 289 yards and two touchdowns. joe flacco is on the cover of the east coast version of sports illustrated. and we have you covered for the sunday game. at 9:30 a.m. we have the championship play book, followed by nfc championship chase, at 11:00 a.m. fox nfl sunday and 12:00 it's the game and after the game it's the point after. >>> houseboats making way for apartments. >> it is warming up a little bit. some very large wind h >>> new details now on lance armst
KOFY
Jan 4, 2013 9:00pm PST
snooing more to come. convicted stalker learns his fate. graduate from uc berkeley and masters degree from columbia. now the next institute he will attend is state prison. we'll explain why. >>> plus abc 7 news follows up on man busted for conning parking lot patron. tonight we show you his extensive rap sheet. story only on abc 7 news. >>> and spencer is here with the weather. >> all right i'm here accu-weather forecast center. freezing cold weather ended but the wet weather about to begin. close-up look at the accu-weather forecast in just a moment. >> thank you sir. >> also tonight new messaging serves facebook that could allow to you call your friends for free forever. >> plus capturing the worst day of obama presidency. stay with ♪ [ female announcer ] no more paper coupons. no more paper lists. [ dog barking ] ♪ no more paper anything. safeway presents just for u. ♪ save more. save easier. saving more, starts now. just for u on the safeway app. >> man used hidden camera and computer spyware to stalk his ex girlfriend sentenced to 20 years in prison today. the boyfrie
FOX
Jan 15, 2013 10:00pm PST
a business model. >> reporter: governor brown is scheduled to attend tomorrow's meeting of the uc board of regents to hear a detailed presentation of ucs online education program. at san jose state university, rob roth, ktvu channel 2 news. >>> the adventures of former software mogul john mcaffe may be coming to a theater near you. warner brothers has picked up the rights to john mcafee's last stand. he had fled from belize to guatemala to avoid questioning in a murder case. and mcafee has recently moved to oregon. >>> kaepernick is sure making a name for hymn. he now is on the cover of sports illustrated check that out. at least he's on the west coast version. kaepernick ran for 289 yards and two touchdowns. joe flacco is on the cover of the east coast version of sports illustrated. and we have you covered for the sunday game. at 9:30 a.m. we have the championship play book, followed by nfc championship chase, at 11:00 a.m. fox nfl sunday and 12:00 it's the game and after the game it's the point after. >>> houseboats making way for apartments. >> it is warming up a little bit. some ve
KRON
Jan 21, 2013 4:00am PST
,the driver was taken to a injuries, and has yet to be positively identified. the >> authorities say a u-c davis researcher who was injured in an explosion at a campus apartment thursday has been arrested. u-c davis police say 32- year-old david snyder was arrested saturday on suspicion of possessing an explosive, possessing materials with the intent to make a destructive device and possessing firearms on campus. snyder suffered hand injuries in the blast which caused only minor damage to his apartment, but forced the evacuation of about 100 people. snyder is still being treated at a hospital for his injuries. police say once he is released from the hospital, he will be booked into yolo county jail. (music) look at you guys with your fancy-schmancy u-verse high speed internet. you know, in my day you couldn't just start streaming six ways to sunday. you'd get knocked off. and sometimes, it took a minute to download a song. that's sixty seconds, for crying out loud. we know how long a minute is! sitting, waiting for an album to download. i still have back problems. you're only 14 and a half
KRON
Jan 17, 2013 4:00am PST
morning news governor jerry brown will be at uc board of regents meeting again today. more on what they will be talking about next. plus a full check of your thursday morning forecast that the kron 4 >> by 3:00 p.m.. taking a double look outside it is cold out there. the afternoon will be very nice day. take a look at the approach to the bay bridge and the golden gate which will look nice and clear. >> high erica. >> the morning darya. it is cold and some spots we are below freezing. some locations sitting in the upper twenties. remember is the number i will show you are not the morning lows. the temperatures will continue to draw closer to sunrise. live outside our mount tam cam shows a clear morning for most of us. we have areas of local dense fog. i will get to that in the second. fairfield, concord have recently dropped into the of the twenties. 36 in hayward. we are seeing quite a spread. we have twenties out there and '30's around the heart of the bay and along the coastline. san francisco outages are below 40. >> temperatures and well into the afternoon before we get there s
NBC
Jan 9, 2013 11:00pm PST
won a cash settlement from the uc system. this is video. the video went viral, prompting outrage, and the calls for the resignation of the university chancellor. the settlement was reached last september, but a federal judge formally signed off on it just today. each of the 21 protesters will receive $30,000. 15 others who were sprayed will split a $100,000 settlement as well. >>> city college of san francisco will miss its march 15th deadline to fix years of money and management problems. the question now, can ccsf hang on to its accreditation? a official says the school simply needs more time. progress is blocked because the board of trustees cannot agree on closing any of the school's nine satellite campuses. also, teachers won't concede to a pay cut, and department heads are resisting a plan sending them back into the classroom. the board of trustees meets again tomorrow and on friday. students and staff are planning a protest. >>> well, up next, taking a bite out of potential thieves. >> couldn't even dream that this could be happening over here. >> it's happening. it's not
ABC
Jan 14, 2013 6:00pm PST
completing her freshman year at uc berkeley. she's an advocate@lbn to end hun trafficking. >> when we come back at 6:00 the president draws a new line in the sand on america's debt ceiling. what happens if the limit isn't lifted? who will feel it first? >> a gun buy back. it's not just weapons they're after. a poll revealing hows&á america feels about gun control. >> and the internet hero who took his life in the middle of a new campaign for social justice, online. stay with us. the ne hmm, it says here that cheerios helps lower cholesterol as part of a heart healthy diet. that's true. ...but you still have to go to the gym. ♪ the one and only, cheerios ...and now... you! [ giggles ] ♪ the one and only, cheerios >>> president obama insists he will not negotiate with white house rinz over the debt keeling and says the full faith and credit of the united states will not be a bargaining chip. abc 7 news mark matthews is here with the challenge that the president is facing on this. >> the president says concept understand.jjw that is not what we found and the challenge facing the presiden
ABC
Jan 15, 2013 1:05am PST
-gay crime at uc berkeley. 23-year-old garcia and second man spray pantyed anti-gay graffiti on 2 campus buildings around 10:30 saturday night. police still looking for second suspect who ran from the scene described as hispanic male with first name of chris about 6 foot 2 weighing 200 pound. >> new at 11:00. animal control officials in contra costa county are lacking for the person who shot a cat with an arrow. we are told kfc will survive. he was in the barn on owner property when someone struck him with the arrow. lafayette animal hospital manageed to save the cat. they pulled arrow from him. we are told kfc should be out of the hospital tomorrow. >> more to come. pharmacy running short of the flu vaccine at terrible time. up next. why the rush to get vaccinated may require some patience. >> also. only on 7 news. east bay couple turn to the stopping of delivering mail. iq and pot. what researchers say about people who smoke mile an hour juan as teens. >> then later on kimmel live. >> music from one republican bachelor shaun lowe and ellen is here to discuss her big golden
ABC
Jan 4, 2013 6:00am PST
, a few blocks from the uc conference. they had to dig up a street to get to a pipe. the water has not damaged homes or businesses but had have been half a dozen water main breaks because of a combination of cold weather and aging pipe. columbus parkway has reopened after hue tree branches fell on the passing cars around 6:00 last night when the branches estimated to weigh several tons broke off the trees and fell on traffic. police say no driver or passengers were injured. a passing minivan was crushed and two other cars were badly damaged. it took city crews more than two hours to cheer the roadway. the 26-year-old custodian accused of a deadly new year's eve shooting in san jose will be charged with murder today. hernandez is accused of shooting a 36-year-old in an underground garage on monday morning. police say hernandez was following his boss' order to retain or detain, rather, the suspected car thief until police arrived. the attempted citizen's arrested developed into a struggle that ended in gunfire. >> concern of flooding caused by expected high tide is forcing cal tran t
KICU
Jan 2, 2013 7:00pm PST
has. >> professor ed is the new dean of uc berkeley graduate school. he said the network had trouble gaining viewers, but because it reaches current or at least it's placed on the cable and satellite lineups could be exactly what al-jazeera need sdmrs they've had a very very difficult time getting traction in the american cable system. initially that was because they developed a reputation. it was kind of toxic after the first gulf war. >> the likely end result of the sale, current tv becomes al-jazeera america. >> qatar is the country from which where al-jazeera is based. it is considered a moderate country. it has enormous u.s. ties, including a massive base. >> california republican party chair tom was a guest on current numerous times. >> they are so different from the other voices out there that i think they will probably be able to find some following among our viewers in america. >> it is unclear what will happen at current's san francisco offices. two current employees told me this afternoon that they are concerned. they'll soon be looking for work. live in san francisco, i'm
MSNBC
Jan 4, 2013 7:00am PST
. >> this morning, a stretch of road in berkeley has been re-opened near telegraph avenue, a few blocks from the uc conference. they had to dig up a street to get to a pipe. the water has not damaged homes or businesses but had have been half a dozen water main breaks because of a combination of cold weather and aging pipe. columbus parkway has reopened after hue tree branches fell on the passing cars around 6:00 last night when the branches estimated to weigh several tons broke off the trees and fell on traffic. police say no driver or passengers were injured. a passing minivan was crushed and two other cars were badly damaged. it took city crews more than two hours to cheer the roadway. the 26-year-old custodian accused of a deadly new year's eve shooting in san jose will be charged with murder today. hernandez is accused of shooting a 36-year-old in an underground garage on monday morning. police say hernandez was following his boss' order to retain or detain, rather, the suspected car thief until police th arrived. the attempted citizen's arrested developed into a struggle that ended in gunfire
FOX
Jan 2, 2013 5:00pm PST
the list. ucla led the way at number 6. university of california at berkeley and uc san diego 8 and 10. >> we start with things like graduation rates, test scores. as far as cost, we look at financial aid, sticker price. debt upon graduation. we take all that and put them together into a formula and out comes the list. >> six university of california schools were ranked in the top 25 and 8 were in the top 100. the university of north carolina was the top spot since the first analysis back in 1998. >>> it is the first week of a new year, time for california to make its first check of the snow pack, why it is so far so good. >> weather, few high clouds moving in to the bay area. coming up, the temperature change and when shower chances rhesuses on the five-day forecast -- reservice on the five-day forecast. >>> the results are in from the first snow pack survey of the year taken today. ktvu's ken pritchett joins us now. the results look positive? >> reporter: they do. this is part of the snow pack. crunchy snow at this location. we have a healthy snow pack to speak of so far this year, c
FOX
Jan 8, 2013 5:00am PST
was for somebody to avoid rush hour and they could help speed up fellow drives heading north. it happened at uc berkeley and using gps significant that. the research showed a select group is contributing to much of the congestion on the roads. the study found for example if one percent of drivers from dublin san rafael and other parts of san ramon would cancel their trips, traffic would drop 14% which is would alter a person's commute for 15 minutes one driver said he can't delay his trip. >> i need a car, i am a road warrior, i need a car to get where i am going so no. >>> and transportation officials can look to it as far as making small changes that would lead to big results. caltrans is studying to see if they could add metering lights and other traffic among other things. janine de la vega, ktvu channel 2 morning news. >>> let's check in with sal and we were talking about spare the air and we are talking about taking public transportation if you can. we just checked in with caltrans and so far there are no major delays on the systems and hopefully it will stay that way. let's look at the r
FOX
Jan 12, 2013 7:00am PST
. >>> new this morning, the costs to go to a uc campus won't likely go up next year. uc administrators announced yesterday that governor jerry brown's budget plan appears to provide enough funding to avoid an increase. brown's budget proposal includes an additional $250 million for the uc system. the amount is less than the uc requested, but probably enough to avoid an increase. >>> meanwhile, the brentwood school district may expand a program that puts ipads in elementary schools. officials are looking at expanding the program out to all the district's fourth graders. fourth grade was selected because of larger class sizes and the ability for students to learn independently. officials will hold a meeting january 23rd at edna middle school to determine interest level. >>> mcdonald's is trying something new with its happy meals in england. the fast food chain is pledging to distribute 15 million books instead of toys over the next two years. the program is called the happy readers initiative. the books are nonfiction and explore things like space and marine life. no word if the concept
FOX
Jan 17, 2013 6:00am PST
calling for the lifting of caps on student health insurance. governor jerry brown will be at the uc meeting and it will be at the mission bay compass. they are -- campus. they are calling for lifting the caps as president barack obama called for in the overhaul. right now there is a lifetime coverage cap of $400,000. the student group said that is not enough to cover a serious chronic illness. >>> back over to sal, there is a problem on the bay bridge, how is it looking, sal? >> a truck lost a wheel, westbound bay bridge right before treasure island in one of the lanes and they finally got it out of the way but the traffic took awhile to recover because they had a lane block for more of an hour. if slow on the bridge it is recovering and head to turn the metering lights on early and we had to back it up. now if there is a normal routine, i think you will need extra time and the backup is about 15 to 20 minutes when normally at this time it is a lot less. it is about double what it normally is and taking a look at the peninsular, traffic on southbound 101 looks good and it has not ch
KRON
Jan 2, 2013 6:00am PST
is faster we will turn to mike pelton. >> the water continues to flood the intersection perry ed uc some of the through traffic is still able to come through. the officers do have a few lines that are open. road flares and officers are on the same. they stated that this broke out about 3:30 a.m.. they hope to have the water shut off within the next hour to 45 minutes. they stated that this does not mean that this road will open back up. >> congress has nearly avoided a fiscal cliff. the republican-led house of representatives agreed on a compromise late last night. if less than 24 hours after the deal was passed by the senate. if the final house vote was 257 to 167, with 85 republicans joining democrats. the vote capped off weeks of back and forth between chambers. president obama praised the compromise, saying that he does not want a repeat of the bickering in future negotiations. >> the bill case and come taxes the same for everyone except individuals making $400,000 a year or more. it also delays automatic spending cuts in defense and government programs for two months. it extends lon
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Jan 8, 2013 8:00pm PST
where the trouble spots are. >> reporter: a team of researches, including experts from uc berkeley and caltrans, analyzed three weeks worth of cell phone gps data from over 350,000 people here in the bay area. it's first time a study like this has been attempted. by mapping out where and when those phones were used and comparing that to know traffic patterns, the team determined that a small number of commuters are actually causing some of the regions biggest traffic jams. they found that drivers in parts of san rafael, hayward, san ramon, dublin and san jose are all trying to commute at the same time. thats creating traffic back ups for everyone else. the team believes that by changing the driving habits of the people who live in these areas, overall commute times could be improved. for example, if the number of drivers from these spots was reduced by just 1 percent, the travel times for everyone could be shortened by up to 18 percent. turning a one hour commute, into a 50 minute trip. researchers also say that encouraging people in these areas to carpool or use public transportat
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Jan 27, 2013 7:00am PST
resorts. he's also a professor of mechanical engineering at uc davis. >> not all of them are safe. >> reporter: hubbard said the key to preventing serious accidents is calculating the distance from the jump to the landing. >> basically accommodates for anyplace you want to land and makes it so that you land equally softly everywhere. >> reporter: while ski resorts typically keep accident statistics private, a recent study presented at a conference organized by the international society for skiing safety found the rate of spine and head injuries at terrain parks is double that compared to other areas at a resort. >> i had no idea that these jumps really have almost little to no design. >> reporter: when kenny hit a jump at more than 35 miles an hour at a terrain park at the summit in snoqualmie, washington, it sent him more than three stories up in the air. >> it dropped me down on the flat ice instead of dropping me down to a more of a sloped landing, which in theory would have prevented me the injury that i got. >> reporter: paralyzed from the neck down at 23 years old, he receiv
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Jan 17, 2013 5:00am PST
it could be months to determine the try cause of the crash. >> governor brown is at the uc board of regents meeting in san francisco for a said day to discuss the budget and the impact on the system. he wants regents to keep further tuition or fee increases off the agenda saying university of california schools get plenty of financial help from taxpayers after voteers approved proposition 30. he wants more students accepted from the california community colleges. >> san francisco law banning public nudity goes into effect next month and is challenged today in federal court. a lawsuit filed by four nudists in november seeks an injunction based on constitutional rights. city attorney will argue on behalf of the ordinance at the u.s. district court in san francisco. the attorney arguing for the plaintiff wants it to apply to ought nudists not just the four that filed suit. >> notre dame officials could hold a news conference on the shocking story of the national college football star who claim tons the victim of a terrible hoax. an investigation is underway whether manti te'o is the victim or
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Jan 23, 2013 5:00am PST
? ambassador chris stevens and flee others were killed. stevens grew up in the bay area and graduated from uc berkeley. hillary clinton was scheduled to testify last in but an illness, followed by a concussion and a blood clot forced her to postpone the appearance. >> it is coming up on 5:38. >> when we drove in we did not encounter any sprinkles but if those coming in and working more normal hours, maybe... >> do i hear a wistfulness when you say "normal hours." >> live doppler 7 hd from the last few hours shows the moisture plume developing over the ocean. we have only had a few sprinkles so far. how much warmer today than this time yesterday, four degrees warmer in san francisco, and 17 degrees warmer in napa, and ten degrees warmer in half moon bay, so we are in the mid-40's to low 50's, a frost-free morning. sprinkles through the 7:00 hour with low-to-upper 40's and rain developed by noon and low-to-mid 50's and wet weather gear in the afternoon. mid-to-upper 50's and the rain will taper to scattered light showers during the evening hours, and upper 40's to mid-50's. tomorrow we will hav
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Jan 18, 2013 5:00pm PST
standard. federal prosecutors have not commented. >>> police at uc davis launched a criminal investigation into an explosion at a campus apartment that injured a student researcher. it's still unclear what the student was doing when the explosion happened yesterday. officials from the fbi and bureau of alcohol, tobacco and firearms removed dangerous chemicals from the apartment. the student hurt one of his hands in the blast. at this point no one is in custody. >>> a judge sentenced a richmond man to death today for killing his ex-girl friend and her friend at the teleplays after the richmond san rafael bridge in 2009. 49-year-old nathan burris was convicted two months ago on two counts of murder. burris admitted he killed the two because he believed they were romantically involved. he told jurors he didn't care if they convicted him and sentenced him to death and today he told the judge the sentence didn't matter because legal battles over the penalty make his execution unlikely. authorities say a tip led to the arrest of a fugitive in a 2- year-old hit and run case. police made the arres
KRON
Jan 18, 2013 7:00am PST
by lunchtime light blue starts to fill in for the immediate bay area. >> agreed uc indicates where we are climbing to the '60s. certainly will be designed to be outdoors. >> the temperatures are feeling like springtime in the middle of january. >> by 8:00 p.m. a mixed bag up upper '40's low 50s. >> temperatures running just a couple of degrees warmer than yesterday. los gatos 66. the site for campbell. 65 in santa clara. the east bay will not provide as much work as a south bay but it is mild when you keep in mind it is january. >> 61 for pleasanton. 63 in union city. north bay a mixed bag of 60s. >> downtown san francisco an afternoon high of 61. 59 for daly city and 63 expected in san bruno. >> we have a beach hazard statement going into effect later this afternoon at a high surf advisory from saturday to sunday. >> for those of you going to be, have long they to enjoy the surf competition expect sunshine, clear skies, tippers in the mid-60s for sunday. >> today's well from the rest are 4 to 5 ft. they could get up to 20 ft. on sunday--swells. >> your kron 4 7 day around the bay for
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Jan 16, 2013 5:00pm PST
to right thing for users to alter their settings before this thing starts. so, when they uc that option for when you see...that option for graph seach . are able to adjust your privacy settings. and remove content that you would rather not have searchable. gabe slate tech report >> jacqueline: we have had things affected warmer temperatures. temperatures are even warmer this evening and is still hovering in the 50s and a number of locations. 50s through san francisco. 50s in napa this is about as warm as it got in yesterday. as we head for the overnight hours, clear skies. 30's. still, warmer than what we saw last night. tomorrow, elizabeth warmer than ton a liu warmer tha it tonight but take a look at the satellite & this blocking pattern tomorrow--a little bit warmer than expected tonight. in fact, we're not going to see if a the next several days. temperatures tomorrow are going to be in the 30's. 37 in oakland for still cold in santa rosa. in the south bay a few degrees warmer. 60s through san mateo. 60s in redwood city. the in the valleys will also see upper 50s. freezing fog for
KRON
Jan 18, 2013 5:00pm PST
at u-c berkeley. yudof has been president of the 10-campus system since 2008. he oversaw some tumultuous times. including deep cuts in state funding and academic programs. sharp increases in tuition. and several rowdy on-campus protests. >> visitors to california beaches are being asked to be extra careful when they are near the water this weekend. the weather is expected to to bring warm powerful waves. the coast guard and national park service are warning swimmers and boaters to be on the lookout for rip tides and sneaker waves that could reach up of 20 feet. the weather is good news for spectators headed to the mavericks big surf contest near half moon bay on sunday. >> the weather looks great for the beaches. temperatures today made it in the upper 60s. oakland, 68 degrees. and san jose, mid '60s. san francisco, 64. right now, these current numbers in the 50s for the most part. cooling down to 40's. these numbers are going to get pretty chilly again for tonight. the north bay valleys with 20's on tap. santa rosa, fairfield, and upper 30's and low 40's with the bay side. fo
KRON
Jan 8, 2013 7:00am PST
the worst commute and the bay area? uc- berkeley and m i t researchers studied that filed a small group of drivers making bay area freeway . >> miserable for the rest of us. they are from " south the san jose, hayward dublin san rafael and san ramon. here is a live look at the san jose traffic camera. we are not saying that these commuters are slow or bad drivers. instead, they come from a few outlying neighborhoods and travel long distances altogether in the same direction like schools of fish. if that means that there are clogging up not only the roles they drive on but also everyone else's. the study's authors anonymously tracked more than 350,000 bay area drivers using their cell phone and gps signals--that is the first time that this has been done. caltrans and local transportation officials are not revealing the results and they do plan to incorporate simple measures such as additional me realize to spread out the volume of drivers. >> >> welcome back. we continue to monitor the hot spots. we will start at interstate 80 in the westbound direction. there was an accident here earl
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Jan 16, 2013 7:00am PST
from all of the dust. she is trapped between the front wall uc which is the parking structure and is 20 concrete cinderblock wall. she is alert and they are talking to her. she fell around 330 this morning and has been wedged ever since. we'll keep watching this rescue as it is in going on for several more hours throughout the morning. it looks like they finally see her and they're getting ready to pull her out. >> authorities are taking steps against attractive distracted driving to this guy is now. authoriin new s f a proposal is aimed at prohibiting airline pilots from using personal electronic at any time during a flight. current yules rules bar the use of any gadgets only during critical phases of flight takeoff and landing. the new plan is a direct result of recent airline incidents involving distractions from electronics and computers and telephones. when the infamous 2009 and that involved a distracted northwest crew who oversaw at their destination by 150 mi.. >> numbers released by the pentagon chose suicide the military are on the rise. 349 u.s. service members committed suic
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Jan 8, 2013 7:00am PST
other drivers heading north. researchers from uc berkeley tracked more than 350,000 drivers using cell phone and gps devices and found if 1% of drivers would cancel their trips, traffic would drop by 14%. that means 8 minutes would be saved per hour. traffic ends up congesting quickly once the road's capacity is increased which is why researchers say one small change could make an impact. some drivers are skeptical. >> i don't think there will be a easy fix. i don't think there's a reverse commute anymore because there's people commuting from down here to where i live and then there's people commuting from where i live to down here. it's a hot mess. >> reporter: researchers say the study's findses are significant and could be -- findings are significant and could be helpful. caltrans and others in the industry are studying survey to see if they can install lights at freeway ramps to help space out traffic. you are looking at a live picture of the northbound lanes of 101 where traffic seems to be flowing okay. the southbound lanes are pretty clear. that's the picture out here right now.
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Jan 15, 2013 7:00am PST
at uc santa cruz raising questions about how big our galaxy really is. they think it may be half as big as other scientists say it is. they are basing that on how slowly the stars of the outer milky way are moving. they say that's one way to measure the size of thal galaxy. they -- of the galaxy. >> smart people. >> i know. >>> also really smart is sal. are we still at the peak hour, sal? >> yeah, we are. this is between 7:00, 7:30, 7:45. that's when we have the most traffic. we're seeing some of that right now as we look at 237 shing -- seeing some slow traffic there, continuing all the way out to 101. most mostly slow traffic. the morning commute will be busy if you are at the toll plaza. westbound once on the bridge looks good. if you are driving on the south bay commute, northbound 87, that crash near 280 has been moved to the shoulder but 280 itself is slow from about 87 to cupertino, let's go to steve. >>> thank you, sal. a very cold morning. a lot of 20s from lake county to the santa cruz mountains. some higher clouds coming in. beautiful sunrise. i think the damage is done here.
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Jan 10, 2013 4:00am PST
that is great at uc davis. >> the school has agreed to pay $30,000 to each of the 21 plaintiffs along with $100,000 to be split among 15 other individuals and to moderate $50,000 for their attorneys. >> the incident happened in november to about 11 when pleas of the rose parade nonviolent protesters prompted national outrage and call for the chancellor's resignation. >> meanwhile vandalism and trespassing charges have been dropped against three defendants tie to the occupied santa cruz takeover of beckham bank building. >> the judge said, the trio made a spontaneous decision to enter the building and did not participate in any conspiracy. 11 people were initially charged with the occupation of the building which lasted about three days in november to about 11 until the group left peacefully. >> for the defendants still face misdemeanor charges and a reminder to what dr. phil this morning >> welcome back. >> you always hear performers say it is just an honor to be nominated well in the case of the latest twilight film that might not be the case. >> shall be lin has today's hollywood minute. >> a
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Jan 11, 2013 4:00am PST
a black 1996 and the sunsdentra with tinted windows see in considered armed and dangerous. >> a uc berkeley lost in accused of beheading a loss vegas bird has pleaded guilty. 24 year-old eric cuellar was were saying last october laventhol and around the body of a dead 14 year-old hell with it guinea file that flamingo's wildlife habitat. he was sentenced to 48 hours of community service and alcohol counseling class, and also ordered to pay $200 fine and $150 in restitution to the flamingo resort. ♪ ♪ i'm halfway to your heart ♪ you have to let me know ♪ so i don't make my worst mistake ♪ ♪ turn around and let you go [ female announcer ] when sweet and salty come together, the taste is irresistible. made with sweet, smooth peanut butter and salted, roasted peanuts. sweet and salty nut bars by nature valley. nature at its most delicious. gunman [ male announcer ] subway has so many heart-healthy and delicious meals certified by the american heart association. look for the heart check on your favorite subway fresh fit meals, from the tempting turkey breast & black forest h
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Jan 14, 2013 4:00am PST
chill's and icy sidewalks. >> by this morning in a.m. the twenties. into the north bay were uc the magenta , cold conditions indicating '30's and '40's. >> by noon a lot of us should be in the '40's. maybe a couple of fifties were this afternoon. temperatures will warm up nicely for today and the mostly sunny conditions. the sunshine will help us eventually. >> satellite and radar picture shows high pressure and control a lot of sunshine for the next several days. no major stones impact us of the entire work week. --no major storms impacting us. >> 50 in san leandro 50 in danville. fifth pleasanton topping off at 49. for the north bay 50 in san right off shel. rafeal. >> your kron 4 7 day around the bay forecast shows that which a flare-ulater up. >>--layer up. the time is 518 m here is erica. >> as we take a look at our traffic maps we have problems. black ice rink. >> chp confirm that highway 92 at skyline boulevard there is black, ice in the eastbound lanes and one of the lanes in the west bound direction. no accidents associated with the support. again, because black ice an
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Jan 25, 2013 4:00am PST
the two victims in says they're known around campus as sneaker heads. >> a uc davis chemistry researcher who was injured in an explosion last week was being charged with 10 counts of possessing firearms and explosives. >> 32 year-old david synder pleaded not guilty to yolo county. one of his defense attorneys said her client had the materials for research and was not intending to build a bomb. >> prosecutors said investigators found liquid and solid explosive materials and devices to detonate them in the apartment. >> we will be back with more you can't move the tv there. yuh-huh. we have the wireless receiver. listen. back in my day, there was no u-verse wireless receiver that let you move the tv away from the tv outlet. we can move it to the kitchen, the patio, the closet and almost anywhere. why would you want a tv in the closet? [ both laugh ] ♪ [ fancy voice ] brilliant idea, darling. ♪ [ female announcer ] the wireless receiver only from at&t u-verse. get u-verse tv for $29 a month for six months. at&t. >> we are back get 4:10. >> in national headlines there could be changes to
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Jan 25, 2013 7:00am PST
and they are expecting a lot of activity through the bay area. >> a uc-davis chemistry researcher who was injured in an explosion last week is in charge with 10 counts of possessing firearms and explosives. 32 year-old david snyder pleaded not guilty in yellow county. one of his defense attorneys said her client had the materials for research and was not intending to build a bomb. prosecutors and investigators found liquid and solid its lows of materials and devices to detonate them and an apartment. >> welcome back but late in the commute we have a hot spot vehicle fire. some of the plastic on the vehicle actually melted and has been, attached to the pavement and they're having a hard time putting it out 1 01 at north brokaw road attested to 80, 1 01 interchange. the bart on 1 01 northbound to interstate 280, take the guadalupe parkway north from 280 and goes straight up to 1 01 or connect with 880 and get around the back up that way. late delays for the commute with the back up on 1 01 for san jose. otherwise a good area around the bay as we go to the bay bridge meeting lights are off for about
KRON
Jan 29, 2013 4:00am PST
for the westbound commute. the backup uc as for the cash lanes and that is typical at this hour. the san mateo bridge 92 is problem free across the span. drive times as 11 minutes. the golden gate bridge is a light and easy ride. there were reported problems on the richmond san rafael bridge but it has been cleared. traffic maps around the bay 80 still looks great, 40 minutes drive time. problem free in the san ramon valley and no delays for traffic through the south bay, an easy ride for 280 head toward cupertino. problem free of the peninsula. in marin county no problems from the golden gate bridge. >> san francisco's mayor as it floated the idea of making some major changes to the come to the mission bay area of the city. a letter from mayor at lee's office to the metropolitan transportation commission suggested as a part of a long-term redevelopment plan, the city should remove a portion of interstate 280. right now this area known as mission bay, is mostly industrial but the mayor says if 280 or remove the land to be redeveloped into homes and businesses. another major component of the pl
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